noun, plural vex·il·la [vek-sil-uh]. /vɛkˈsɪl ə/.
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The difference in the size of the cells on the calyx under the vexillum right down to the common peduncle is conspicuous.
When I saw the odd shape of the base of the vexillum, I concluded that it must have some meaning, but little dreamt what that was.
The barbs and barbules, together with the rachis, constitute the vexillum or vane of the feather.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
The Standard or Banner (Vexillum), the large upper petal which is external in the bud and wrapped around the others.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Jussit prœterea Gabrielem vexillum laudis supra Meccanum Templum explicare.Thalaba the Destroyer|Robert Southey